Cyprus is failing rape victims

A group of experts urge Cyprus to redouble its efforts in protecting women from violence and comply with the Istanbul Convention. Council of Europe Expert Group on Action against Violence against Women


Cancer victims deserve justice

Cancer patients who sued and won their initial case against a sole shoemaker for using toxic materials deemed as cancerous saw their appeal for higher damages overturned by the Supreme Court this


Sexual abuse victims unprotected

Organisations fighting against gender discrimination and violence against women argue Cyprus has not done much to protect victims coming forward to report abuse, despite signing international treaties. They argue the overturning of


Support for human trafficking victims

Cyprus Police and the Social Welfare Services have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to handle and protect human trafficking victims in a strong message of zero tolerance to this crime. The Memorandum

Serial killer’s victims seek compensation

The mother of murdered Filipina Maricar Valdez Arquiola, slain by Cyprus’ first serial killer, is campaigning for the government to give proper financial compensation for the woman’s young son. Maricar was one

Government standing by blaze victims

Two days after the devastating Cyprus blaze that turned mountain areas of Limassol and Larnaca district into ashes, Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis said everything possible is being done to support those affected.